State Policy



LDC School District Kenton County (KY) Cited as a “Trailblazer”

By: Jeannie Sharkey. Learn how the use of LDC science and social studies modules district-wide has been instrumental in creating rigorous, literacy-rich assignments to prepare Kenton County students for success in college and career.

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Smart Cities: Phoenix

Openness to new ideas, smart impact investors, new school models, strong university presence, and a few high capacity districts suggests that Phoenix may be on the rise

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Smart Cities: New Orleans

Events like Mini Maker Faire prove that the future of school in New Orleans is a community effort - an effort by an entire city to invest in creativity, entrepreneurship, job creation in entire new industries, and the future of an entire city

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The Need for Design, Planning & Implementation Support

This is not “EdReform.” We’re going through a phase change, one that is fundamentally altering the way human beings learn and develop, how they communicate their capabilities, and how the work and relate to the world.

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5 Ideas Likely to Make a Big Impact

The great thing about the IFC audience is the unusual commitment to impact and entrepreneurship.

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Strong States & Common Standards

When talk turns to innovation, we usually think of a wizbang app, but advances in public policy can have an even bigger impact particularly on disadvantaged neighborhoods. The two most important policy advances in the last twenty years are Common Core State Standards and stronger state roles in education policy.

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Hey Kansas: Don’t Cut Online Learning; Expand Course Choice

The Kansas legislature is looking for ways to save money. They are considering another 50% cut in the reimbursement rate for full time online learning which (at $5700/student) is already funded at about half of traditional K-12.

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